Dinner with 12 Strangers

Join us for dinner with OHIO alumni, on us!

We invite you to participate in Dinner with 12 Strangers!

Dinner With 12 Strangers is an event series sponsored by the Ohio University Alumni Association. These events provide opportunities to strengthen the OHIO community by connecting students with alumni and faculty. The idea is simple; attend a dinner with students and alumni to share a good meal, good conversation, and a good time. Come to dinner with 12 strangers and leave with 11 new friends!

Dinners are free to all attendees and open to any OHIO student. Sign up fast because we have limited open spots!

Dinner with 12 Strangers: Kelee Riesbeck and Jo Walsh-Cobb

Saturday, Feb. 20th, 6:30pm

11650 Simms Road

Athens, OH

The dinner will be held at Kelee Riesbeck's home. Transportation will be provided from Konneker Alumni Center to the dinner.

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Meet our Hosts

Kelee Riesbeck graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. She returned to Athens in 2000 with a husband she met in Bentley Hall, three kids and a dog. She works at Advancement Communication and Marketing, writing and producing stories for Ohio Today and ohiotoday.org and coaching ACM student writers. She also creates gift proposals for OHIO’s development officers and serves as the account executive for the Office of Gift Planning. Kelee has two children in college (one at OHIO) and one a senior in high school.

Kelee’s mother, brother, sister, both sisters-in-law and two nephews attend or graduated from OHIO. Her hobbies are junk shopping with her husband, watching movies with friends, running, collage work, reading and watching her children thrive.
Jo Walsh-Cobb graduated in 1991 with a degree in education from the Patton College of Education. While in Athens, she learned the hard work and magic of being a 'grown up'. Post graduation, she married her college sweetheart and moved to northeast Ohio. She has taught every K-8 grade and preschool and also spent time as an adjunct teacher. She is the mother of two current Bobcats on the Athens Campus and one future one!

Contact us with any questions!

Emma Perrin


Campus Relations Intern, The Ohio University Alumni Association